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The Metaphoric Process

Connections Between Language and Life

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The Metaphoric Process by Gemma Corradi Fiumara
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This study argues that metaphor is much more than just a linguistic phenomena, that it is in fact the key process by which we construct and develop our ability to understand the world and the people we share it with. Rationality as understood by philosophers has led to a disembodied view of ourselves in which interaction between life and language has been downplayed. By looking at the metaphoric process - in an interpersonal rather than a formal way - its importance in allowing us access to new worlds of experience is revealed. The metaphoric potential in us all exposes us to the world and initiates our involvement in it.
Release date NZ
November 9th, 1995
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
208
Dimensions
156x234x13
ISBN-13
9780415126243
Product ID
1861330

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